NEET Exemption for admission to MBBS ?

States like Tamil Nadu are banking on exemption from NEET for admissions into MBBS. TamilNadu presents an unique case as the majority of the students study under State Syllabus but the NEET exam is based on CBSE syllabus. Its important that NEET UG and PG are under the scanner for not following the OBC reservation. This comes after all party representation was made from Tamil Nadu to implement OBC reservation. The supreme court made a controversial remark stating ” reservation is not a fundamental right”.

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COVID: Global collaboration matters now more than ever – Financial Express


While the self-reliant model seems promising, it is important to note the role of the global industry, which, so far, has catered to 70% of India’s medical equipment needs, Writes Prof. Amir Ullah Khan, Development Economist, Former Senior Policy Advisor, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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AIIMS New Delhi : Announcement of Mock Round of Online Counselling for MD/MS/MCh(6 years)/DM(6 years)/MDS, July 2020 Session

In an official notice dated, 24th June, 2020

In continuation with Important Notice No. 77/2020 dated 20.06.2020 and as per the schedule for Mock Round of PG Course/Subject Allocation for AIIMS PG courses in MD/MS/MCh(6 years)/DM(6 years)/MDS, July 2020 Session of AIIMS New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur & Rishikesh; the Provisionally eligible candidates have exercised the choices (AIIMS and subject/specialty) from 11:00 am 21.06.2020 to 5:00 pm  23.06.2020. Accordingly, the allocation of PG Courses/Subject (AIIMS and Subject/Specialty) for Mock Round has been done. The General Rules for Online Counselling (Online allocation of PG Course) is at the end of this document.The rank wise list of Allocated Seats (AIIMS and Subject/Specialty) of the Mock Round is as follows:

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AIIMS MD/MS Entrance Exam Results July 2020

ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES ANSARI NAGAR, NEW DELHI- 110608

RESULT NOTIFICATION NO.49/2020 Date: 18.06.2020

RESULT OF AIIMS-PG ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR JULY-2020 SESSION HELD ON 11-06-2020 FOR AIIMS NEW DELHI, BHOPAL, BHUBANESWAR, JODHPUR, NAGPUR, PATNA, RAIPUR & RISHIKESH LIST OF CANDIDATES PROVISIONALLY ELIGIBLE FOR ONLINE SEAT ALLOCATION/COUNSELLING (Equivalent to 08 times the number of available seats in all AIIMS) • This is NOT the complete list of all candidates who have qualified (above 50th percentile) in the above examination. This list only includes qualified candidates equivalent to 08 times the total number of seats available in all the above AIIMS in order of merit. • This list is Merit wise; NOT Roll Number wise & includes ONLY those candidates who are provisionally eligible for ONLINE SUBJECT ALLOCATION/ COUNSELLING (08 times the total number of seats available in all the above AIIMS). MD/MS/DM(6years)/MCh(6years) Courses

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AIIMS MD/MS Final Seat Position

ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES ANSARI NAGAR, NEW DELHI – 110 608

EXAMINATION SECTION

Addendum No.5/2020

No.F.AIIMS/E.S./4-5/(PG-July-20)/2020 Dated 13.06.2020

As per the final seat position received on 05.06.2020 from the Academic Section, AIIMS, New Delhi, the following changes in the seat position are hereby notified:

(1) AIIMS, New Delhi: Sixteen (16) more seats have been added in AIIMS New Delhi.

(2) AIIMS, Bhopal: Six (6) more seats have been added in AIIMS Bhopal.

(3) AIIMS, Bhubaneswar: Three (3) more seats have been added in AIIMS Bhubaneswar.

(4) AIIMS, Jodhpur: The Total seats of AIIMS Jodhpur remains unchanged.

(5) AIIMS, Nagpur: Eight (8) more seats have been added in AIIMS Nagpur.

(6) AIIMS, Patna: Two (2) more seats have been added in AIIMS Patna.

(7) AIIMS, Raipur: The Total seats of AIIMS Raipur remains unchanged.

(8) AIIMS, Rishikesh: The Total seats of AIIMS Rishikesh remains unchanged

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AIIMS New Delhi : Result of Stage-I Entrance Examination for Fellowship (July 2020 Session)

ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

ANSARI NAGAR,

NEW DELHI – 110 608

EXAMINATION SECTION

Result Notification No. 48/2020

F. No./AIIMS/Exam.Sec./4-6/FS/Ses/July-2020

Date: 13th June, 2020

Result of Stage-I Online (CBT) Entrance Examination for Fellowship Programme (July 2020 Session)

The following candidates who appeared in the Entrance Examination held on Thursday, the 11th June, 2020 for Fellowship Programme and have qualified for Stage II are required to appear for Departmental Clinical/ Practical / Lab Based Assessment through video conferencing mode only.

The date(s) of Stage II are indicated under each Fellowship Programme. The details of video conferencing platform and timing of the Assessment shall be communicated to the candidates on their registered email id by the respective Departments.

Important instructions are given in the last page of this result notification. (This list if Roll Number wise and not in order of merit)

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AIIMS, New Delhi : Home Ministry Advisory regarding Conduct of AIIMS Entrance Examination

Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs (Disaster Management Division)  North Block, New DeIhi-110001 Dated June, 2020

Office Memorandum

Subject: F.N.40-6/2020-DM-I(A)-Part(2) Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs (Disaster Management Division)  North Block, New DeIhi-110001 Dated June, 2020

Office Memorandum

Subject: Conduct of AIIMS Entrance Examination-regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer to MoHFW’s D.O. letter No.V16020/103/2020-INI-I dated 2″cl June, 2020 addressed to Home Secretary on the subject mentioned above wherein this Ministry had been requested to direct all the Chief Secretaries for providing the necessary support for smooth conduct of AIIMS Entrance Examination.
2. Regarding allowing movement of candidates and Support staff/ observers for the examination center, it is to mentioned that as per Para 6 (i) of the Guidelines for Phased Re-opening (Unlock-1) issued vide MHA Order dated 30.05.2020, there is no restriction on Inter-State or Intra-State movement of persons and no separate permission/ approval/ e-permit will be required for such movement.
3. With regard to other issues like conducting AIIMS Entrance Examination and allowing opening of examination centers, all activities related to preparation and conduct of examination and support of local authority for necessary administrative facilitation and security for conduct of AIIMS Entrance Examination, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare may take up the matter directly with the State/ UT Governments at their end. 51 c,0-01.—wo ( anoj Kasaha Second-In-Command (DM-I) Tele: 011-23438123
To, Secretary Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Room No. 156-A, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi

The undersigned is directed to refer to MoHFW’s D.O. letter No.V16020/103/2020-INI-I dated 2″cl June, 2020 addressed to Home Secretary on the subject mentioned above wherein this Ministry had been requested to direct all the Chief Secretaries for providing the necessary support for smooth conduct of AIIMS Entrance Examination.
2. Regarding allowing movement of candidates and Support staff/ observers for the examination center, it is to mentioned that as per Para 6 (i) of the Guidelines for Phased Re-opening (Unlock-1) issued vide MHA Order dated 30.05.2020, there is no restriction on Inter-State or Intra-State movement of persons and no separate permission/ approval/ e-permit will be required for such movement.
3. With regard to other issues like conducting AIIMS Entrance Examination and allowing opening of examination centers, all activities related to preparation and conduct of examination and support of local authority for necessary administrative facilitation and security for conduct of AIIMS Entrance Examination, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare may take up the matter directly with the State/ UT Governments at their end. 51 c,0-01.—wo ( anoj Kasaha Second-In-Command (DM-I) Tele: 011-23438123
To, Secretary Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Room No. 156-A, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi

AIIMS New Delhi : Entrance Examination with Social Distancing

AIIMS is making all efforts to conduct the entrance examinations within framework of directives and advisories of Government of India with regards to Covid-19. The examination shall be conducted with adequate measures for safety of all concerned without compromising the high standards, sanctity and fairness in conduct of the examination.

A number of new measures and modification of in-practice procedures have been made in this regard. The success of these measures requires active commitment from all stakeholders including AIIMS, industry partner and most importantly the candidates.

On behalf of AIIMS, kindly read the following carefully so that together we can conduct the examination in safeand secure manner during this challenging time:

  1. City for Examination: To minimize the need for travel by the candidates, the examination for five academic courses to be held on Thursday 11th June, 2020 shall now be conducted in more than 150 cities in our Country. Implementation of norms of social distancing also means 50% less candidates per available centre. Within the constraints of logistics, all efforts are being made to allocate cities opted by the candidates.
  2. Admit Card: The admit card has been modified. It will contain a declaration related to Covid-19. Please note that no-one shall be denied permission to appear for examination, unless it violates the directives/advisories of Government (Central/State) effective on the day of examination in relation to covid-19 and instructions mentioned in Prospectus and Admit Card for the same. The admit card shall have barcode for touch free entry.
  3. Social Distancing Norms and Personal Safety at Centre:The norms of social distancing shall be strictly followed at the time of entry into examination centre, registration, seating in the examination hall and exit after the examination. All candidates are requested to cooperate in this regard for mutual safety.

Staggered Time Entry: The entry of the candidates into the examination centre shall be time-staggered to avoid crowding. The time window for entry for each candidate shall be messaged/emailed to the candidates.
Barcode Scanning: The entry shall be done through scanning of barcode at the entry gates. The scanning shall be performed by candidates themselves without any physical contact with any personnel or device. The allocated examination room/lab/hall shall be made known to the candidates during barcode scanning. Hand hygiene: All candidates shall be required to follow hand-hygiene procedure at entry, registration and in the examination hall.
Face mask: All candidates are required to wear face mask. Fresh 3-ply surgical masks will be made available at the entry point after first instance of hand-sanitization. Candidates are free to avail the facility.
Care of personnel belonging: Kindly read instructions in prospectus/admit card abnd do not bring prohibited items to the examination centre.
Covid-19 self-declaration: Based on Covid-19 related self-declaration, the candidates will be directed to designatedexamination halls/rooms/lab
Registration Desk: One registration desk for about 30 candidates shall be operational. At registration desk, candidates’ face shall be captured by camera. Candidate shall sanitize the left thumb with alcohol based sanitizer before and after marking attendance. The best process of marking attendance with all due sanitization and social distancing measures has been adopted at the Examination

Centre . Avoid crowding and rushing for anything. Person on Examination Duty will

take care of all needs.
h. Photograph: Candidates are NOT required to bring photograph.
i. ID card: The ID shall be verified at the registration desk and its image shall be

captured for record and subsequent verification as required at any stage.
j. Sanitization of computer node: One day prior toexamination, the seat, desk, keyboard, mouse and other components on the desk shall be sanitized. Candidates can further sanitize the same with sanitizers that will be made available in the

examination lab/room/hall.
k. Social distancing: The seating plan shall ensure a vacant seat between candidates

such that candidates are seated atleast 6 feet apart.

  1. Trouble-shooting: The staff of the centre shall be available for trouble-shooting of the

    technical glitches, if it arises. The supporting staff shall follow all prescribed norms for safety

    and hygiene.

  2. Washroom facility: The washroom shall be sanitized as per guidelines and all candidates

    shall be required to follow hand-sanitization before and after washroom break.

  3. Bottled water: bottled water shall be made available to all candidates. Candidates must

    follow due precaution during consumption of water and disposal of empty bottle.

  4. Exit and Submission of Admit Card: After the completion of examination, all candidates are required for follow instructions of the Person on Examination Duty of the centre for staggered time exit and submission of admit card. All candidates must drop the admit card in

    ballot-type boxes kept at specific locations in the examination centre.

  5. CCTV surveillance: The complete duration of the examination beginning with entry and

    ending with exit shall be monitored with CCTV and live streaming.

AIIMS wish you good health and solicit your cooperation for smooth, safe and secure conduct of the entrance examination.

All The Best.